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Old 10-14-2009, 08:16 PM   #1
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Im looking at saving my parents some money and putting some flood lights up around a field for them. I have figured out everything but how to put the three flood lights on a switch so that one switch will control all three of the flood lights, and then put the next three on another switch. I might be able to put four on a switch if that is possible. But first I have to do the math and find out if my 20 amp breaker can handle four lights or if I can only do three lights.

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Old 10-14-2009, 08:19 PM   #2
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If you use CFL floodlights you can probably put them all on one switch if you want
65w CFL = 300w incandescent


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Old 10-14-2009, 09:31 PM   #3
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The 20 amp ( 120v ) circuit can handle up to 2400 watts but a gotcha is that if you have other load is on you have to reduce it otherwise you will trip the circuit breaker or blow the fuse.

how big this yard is and how often you will turn it on and will be used for dusk to dawn useage?

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